The Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) Board of Directors toured several area agribusinesses in the Worthington area on Tuesday, July 29.
The leaders toured JBS USA, Bioverse Inc., Prairie Holdings, Veterinary Medical Center, Grazix Animal Health, Inc., Newport Labs and Minnesota Soybean Processors in Brewster. They also met with county Farm Bureau presidents and the Minnesota Extension Service Regional Director Hollie Arp.
“It is important as we do policy implementation th0.at we as Farm Bureau leaders have a clear understanding of all the proactive people that agriculture has to offer to our communities,” said MFBF President Kevin Paap. “Southwestern Minnesota is clearly a leader in innovation and crop and livestock production. Providing the necessary resources for this area to get their end products to the consumer is vital.”
While in Worthington, the MFBF Board of Directors also met for their board meeting on July 30.